Dropping By #99 | Restoration through Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

Jan. 30, 2023

This week, Katie Johns, managing editor of Stormwater Solutions, is joined by Erik Johnson, director of conservation science for Audubon Delta. The two talk about the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion, a restoration project aimed at addressing Louisiana’s land loss crisis. The project will reconnect the river to its wetlands and divert sediment, nutrients and fresh water to build thousands of acres of new land.  

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About the Author

Katie Johns

Katie Johns, editor-in-chief of Stormwater Solutions, graduated from the University of Missouri in 2016 with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Johns joined the Stormwater Solutions team in September 2019. Johns also helps plan the annual StormCon conference and co-hosts the Talking Under Water podcast. Prior to entering the B2B industry, she worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in Sarasota, Florida, and a magazine assistant editor in the Chicago suburbs. She can be reached at [email protected].